Timmy Mongtomgery crowned king of "Queen's Royale". FARMINGTON, Mo. -- (Sept. 28, 2002) Timmy Montgomery of Fredericktown, Mo. can now place his name along with Danny Lasoski, Kelly Kinser and Danny Smith as winners of the annual "Queen's...
Timmy Mongtomgery crowned king of "Queen's Royale".
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- (Sept. 28, 2002) Timmy Montgomery of Fredericktown, Mo. can now place his name along with Danny Lasoski, Kelly Kinser and Danny Smith as winners of the annual "Queen's Royale" at the St. Francois County Raceway. Montgomery picked up his title Saturday night following one of the most exciting feature races since the "Queen's Royale" was started back in 1995.
Montgomery (who picked up $5,000 for the victory) started the feature on the outside of the first row along side Jimmy Moughan. At the finish line Montgomery was holding off the challenge of Paul McMann with Jerrod Hull taking third, Moughan fourth and Tommy Worley Jr. fifth. They were followed by Terry Babb, Terry McCarl, Joey Montgomery, Alex Shanks and Keith Burch.
Worley Jr. won the first heat with Dale Howard second and Mike Ward third. Travis Mize won the second heat with Babb second and Robbie Standridge third. Joey Montgomery won the third heat with McMann second and Lowe Cannell third. Timmy Montgomery won the fourth heat with Moughan second and Shanks third. Hull won the fifth heat with Burch second and Korey Weyant third. Moughan won the dash with Timmy Montgomery second and Babb third.
McCarl won the first "semi" with Jay Landolt second and Jim Hurley third. Jason Keith won the second "semi" with Ronnie Standridge second and Bryan Mathews third. There were a total of 44 sprint cars that participated in this year's "Queen's Royale."
In the Modified class, Brent Thompson of Farmington returned to victory lane for the first time at SFCR in quite a while. Thompson was the 2001 track champion at Farmington, but spent most of the season racing at the I-55 Raceway in Pevely. Billy "the Kid" Smith finished second in the feature with Timmy Hill third, Kenny Kennedy fourth and Danny Resinger fifth. They were followed by Jeff Canterberry, Chris Boyd, Billy Ames, Bob Waterhouse and Dan Zander.
Tommy Worley Sr. won the first heat race with Canterberry second and Mitch Parmeley third. Thompson won the second heat with Kennedy second and Hill third. Smith won the third heat with Pete Koenig second and Tyson Gegg third. There were a total of 24 modifieds.
In the Hobby Stock class, Matt Eaton picked up his first feature win at SFCR by holding off the challenge of Danny Mosier in the feature. Nathan Gibson finished in third place with Mark Howell fourth and Greg Stumbaugh fifth. They were followed by Billy Mayberry, Donnie Mosier, Keith Craig, Bruce Boren and John Bloom. Mosier won the first heat with Randy Forster second and Gibson third. Eaton won the second heat with Mayberry second and Mike Francis third. There were a total of 13 Hobby Stock cars.
In the 600cc Multi class, Derek O'Dell picked up the feature win with Kent Buckley taking second, Tommy Boyd third, Daniel Adler fourth and Tyler Robbins fifth. They were followed by Kevin Bess, Jeremy Boyer, Brad Loyett, Dustin Barks and Josh Kennedy. Boyd won the first heat with Boyer second and Keith Steele third. O'Dell won the second heat with Tyler Thompson second and Adler third. Robbins won the third heat with Buckley second and Josh Statler third. There were a total of 26 multis.
The final event of the 2002 racing season at SFCR will take place on Saturday, Oct. 19th with a special 600cc Multi show. There will be a $5,000 purse with first place taking home $1,500. For more information on the special show phone (573) 756-1734. Visit the St. Francois County Raceway website at: jeff.mills.tripod.com/sfcr.html.